Conspirata: A Novel of Ancient Rome (Google eBook)
• Internationally bestselling author: Imperium was hailed as “quite possibly Harris’s most accomplished work to date” ( Los Angeles Times ) and has received rave reviews from across the globe. Robert Harris’s novels have sold more than 10 million copies and have been translated into thirty-seven languages..
• Powerful protagonist: Cicero returns to continue his struggle to grasp supreme power in the state of Rome. Amidst treachery, vengeance, violence, and treason, this brilliant lawyer, orator, and philosopher finally reaches the summit of all his ambitions. Cicero becomes known as the world’s first professional politician, using his compassion, and deviousness, to overcome all obstacles..
• Compelling historical fiction at its best: Harris employs historical detail and an engrosing plot to give readers a man who ?is by turns a sympathetic hero and compromising manipulator who sets himself up for his own massive, violent ruin. This trilogy charges forward, propelled by the strength of Harris’s stunningly fascinating prose..
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dgold - LibraryThing
Brilliant. Just wonderful in every way. I actually would rate this above the predecessor, as the Cicero in this book is far more flawed and imperfect than the earlier portrayal. You won't need to have ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AlCracka - LibraryThing
And speaking of I. Claudius, I'd forgotten about this sequel to the perfectly good and well-researched...uh, whatever the first one was called. Gah, I can't really remember the first one all that well, unfortunately. Maybe it'll come back to me. Read full review